Apple says its ultra wideband technology is why newer iPhones appear to share location data, even when the setting is disabled

This week, security reporter Brian Krebs asked why the newest iPhone 11 Pro appeared to be sending out a user’s location even when the user disabled Location Services in their phone’s settings, in conflict with Apple’s privacy policy and the express wishes of the user. Apple  told Krebs it was “expected behavior” and that there were no security … Read more

Apple listens to your intimate moments, says ex-employee

The company has time and time again promoted themselves as the only tech company users can trust. (Photo: NYTimes) About a month ago, The Guardian revealed that Apple employees would regularly listen to and grade Siri recordings, which were meant to be confidential. This included medical information, drug deals and even recordings of couples having … Read more

Will Apple Increase iPhone Prices Because of New Tariffs? Ming-Chi Kuo Says They Won’t

After the prolonged period of uncertainty about what happens to the prices of Apple products because of the new tariffs imposed by the Trump Administration, noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has weighed in on the matter. Kuo, in his latest note to investors, has clarified on Apple’s future strategies. Talking about Apple’s supply chain logistics … Read more

11-year-old California girl says her iPhone 6 exploded, Apple investigating

An 11-year-old girl from California claims that her iPhone 6 recently caught fire. Kayla Ramos says that she was holding her iPhone in her hand when she saw sparks and threw the device across the room. As detailed by 23ABC, Ramos said that the iPhone 6 burned holes in a blanket once she threw it. She … Read more

RBI cutting rates not a solution to weak economy, says Geosphere Capital’s Arvind Sanger

An interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India in its June monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting is not a solution to the weak economy, said Arvind Sanger, managing partner, Geosphere Capital Management. “Focusing on the RBI and cutting rates and focusing on oil prices and going down are helpful factors but they do … Read more

Facebook Breakup Would Be Solution of Last Resort, Says EU’s Vestager

A breakup of US social media company Facebook would be a solution of last resort that would probably generate long judicial procedures, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said on Friday. The EU antitrust chief was asked about Facebook at the VivaTech technology conference in Paris after leading US Democratic politicians and one of Facebook’s co-founders recently spoke in favour … Read more

China’s trade envoy says tariffs not the solution, hopes for ‘rational’ negotiations

China’s chief envoy to high-stakes trade talks with Washington said he came “with sincerity” and more tariff hikes is “not a solution to the problem.” Vice Premier Liu He told Chinese state TV on Friday the talks aimed at ending a tariff war over Beijing’s technology ambitions “have run into some problems.” Liu told CCTV … Read more

UN ban on Azhar: China says ‘responsible solution’ can only come through talks

Amid reports that the resolution to declare Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist” would come up in the UN Security Council on March 13, China on Monday said “a responsible solution” can only come through discussions. Beijing also said security issues constituted an “important topic” in its talks to ease tensions between … Read more

Apple COO Jeff Williams says he is ‘aware’ of iPhone, Mac price concerns

Apple COO Jeff Williams   The short speech took place Friday, February 22 at Elon University where he talked about Apple’s incredible growth since he joined two decades ago.During a question and answer session following the speech, Williams was asked by a student regarding Apple’s plans to lower product prices. The student also cited a recent … Read more